Map My School Competition

Luke and Shauna have entered the Map My School Competition with Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSI)

Please visit the link below to comment on and vote for their entry.

http://mapmyschool.osi.ie/entries/

1798 Centre

5th/6th class recently visited Vinegar Hill and The National 1798 Centre in Enniscorthy.

 

 

Internet Safety – Information for Parents

Parents have expressed concerns about their lack of knowledge regarding internet safety. A very useful website is www.internetsafety.ie

Please follow the  link below if interested in finding out more.

jemimas-internet-safety-poster

 

http://www.internetsafety.ie/website/ois/oisweb.nsf/page/safety-guideparents-en

Living Arts Project Exhibition Opening

The Chairperson of Wexford County Council
& the Board of Wexford Arts Centre

invite you, family and friends to the opening of the

Living Arts Project Exhibition

on Thursday 3rd April at 7.30pm
at Wexford Arts Centre

To be opened by Helen O’Donoghue, Senior Curator: Head of Education and Community Programmes, IMMAunnamed (1)

Parents involved in sport!

I spotted this article on the.score.ie. It is about parental involvement at soccer matches but I think it relates to all sports and all adults on the sideline.

http://thescore.thejournal.ie/silent-sideline-weekend-schoolboy-football-1384242-Mar2014/

 

Mr Mc Donald

Irish Music Classes

As parents, would you like your child to be able to play an Irish instrument?

In these challenging times, the gift of music is of great benefit for

Confidence Building, Social Skills, Teaching/Occupation

Beginners classes are available.

Small classes so limited availability.

If you want to give your child this opportunity

Contact Anna now on 086 1094779

Tutorials only available for children from age 7 upwards

Irish Music Classes continue after school each Thursday with Anna Furlong.

Shrove Tuesday – Fun Pancake Facts

  • Pancakes are more than 1000 years old
  • The largest pancake ever measured 15 m and weighed 3 tonnes
  • The most flips ever =349 in 2 mins
  • In a lifetime you eat 7300 eggs on average
  • In France people make a wish before flipping their pancake
  • Andrei Smirnov from Russia ate 73 pancakes in 1 hour
  • Guinness World Record for most pancakes served in 1 hour=34818!
  • In England women used to have pancake races1360676661-parliamentary-pancake-race-in-london_1790950
                                  by Nicole McGrath & Aoife Dunne :)

Shrove Tuesday – Simple Pancake Recipe

ingredients

– 100g flour

– pinch of salt

– 1 egg

– 300 ml milk

-1 table spoon of oil

 

Method

1)Sift flour and salt into mixing bowl.

2) Make a well in the centre.

3) Crack the egg into the well.

4) Add the oil and  half the milk.

5)Mix the ingredients with a wooden spoon.

6) Whisk to make a smooth batter.

7) Add remaining milk.

8)To cook add some batter to a hot pan. Cook until edges crisp and then flip.

9)Serve with filling of choice.

 

BY Chloe and Ciara

World Book Day

This week at St Colman’s we celebrate World Book Day Fest.

Activities will focus on books and reading in each class.

Each pupil will receive a Book Token which can be swapped or used at local Booksellers.

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On Friday March 7th we will have a Dress Up Day.

Pupils from Junior Infants to Rang 2 are encouraged to dress up as a Fairy Tale Character.

Pupils from Rang 3 to rang 6 are asked to dress up as a character from a novel the have read this year at school.

1st/2nd Indoor Hurling